Pretty much anything other than heterosexual white people are part of the “protected class” in San Francisco.

(SF Gate) — Ex-convicts may soon become a “protected class” in San Francisco — joining African Americans, Latinos, gays, transgender people, pregnant women and the disabled.

A proposal being circulated at City Hall would make it illegal for landlords and employers to discriminate against applicants solely because they were “previously incarcerated.”

Sex offenders and perpetrators of some violent crimes would not be covered.

It would also be illegal to ask anyone about their criminal past on an initial job or housing application.

“The mechanics still need to be worked out,” said Supervisor and sheriff candidate Ross Mirkarimi.

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